Quitting your job is just giving up and doing your employer a favor, and most of the time when you quit you’ll also be ineligible to even collect unemployment benefits, never mind being able to take your employer to court, which is near impossible once you’ve voluntarily resigned.
There are at least five principle ways that you can be discriminated against at work based on your pregnancy.
Only if the real reason is based on the illegal factors embodied in the federal or state discrimination laws, then you got some leverage to hold your employer accountable.
If you are dealing with harassment in the workplace, very important that you complain to your employer. Give them a chance to investigate your allegations of gender discrimination, or harassment based on your race, color, pregnancy, national origin – it doesn’t matter. The point is, that you have to give the employer, the company, the opportunity to fix it.
Being fired for stealing whether you are guilty or not, doesn’t matter because your employer can fire you for any reason. Your employer can fire you for crazy reasons, just not illegal ones.
The question is – there is negative information in your personnel file at your job, and your employer won’t let you review it, see it, add to it, change it – is that legal?
If you feel you are being wrongfully terminated or you are wrongfully discharged, or dismissed, people use that term “wrongful termination” all the time. The thing is, it’s not really a thing. It’s not a claim. It’s not a cause of action – it’s more of a term of art that comprises several different notions of illegal or unjust firings from your job.
Get Ready to Be Happy (Or At Least Less Depressed). By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Starting January 1, 2018, the New…
If you work anywhere in New York and you’re experiencing unwelcome sexual attention in the workplace, it’s now illegal, even if you work for a tiny company and you’re the only employee.
Our founding partner Jack Tuckner is the guest on the Akerman WorkedUp Podcast available on iTunes. Please check out –…